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Definición de “perpetrate” en inglés

perpetrate

verb [T] uk   /ˈpɜː.pə.treɪt/ us    /ˈpɝː-/ formal
to commit a crime or a violent or harmful act: In Britain, half of all violent crime is perpetrated by people who have been drinking alcohol. Federal soldiers have been accused of perpetrating atrocities against innocent people.
perpetration
noun [U] uk   /ˌpɜː.pəˈtreɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌpɝː-/
Human rights activists have accused the country's government of a systematic perpetration of violence against minority groups.
(Definition of perpetrate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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